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Individual Tax Number


Individual Tax Number

The individual tax number (codice fiscale) is an instrument of identification of a person/people in their relations with Italian public institutions and ministries and is issued by the Tax Agency (Agenzia delle Entrate).

It can be requested overseas both by Italians and foreigners through the Consular Office.The tax number is issued immediately upon application through the service Fisconline of the “Agenzia delle Entrate”.

To request a tax number at a Consular Office it is necessary to complete a form and show an identification document, bring it in person to the Consulate or send it via email (, together with a valid ID document with a proof of address.

 Download the form here